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Saffron Restaurant at Amorita Resort

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Indian, Filipino, International, Asian, Continental
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Ester A. Lim Drive | Amorita Resort, 6340, Philippines
+63 38 502 9003
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Description: The critically acclaimed Saffron Restaurant at Amorita Resort is inspired...
The critically acclaimed Saffron Restaurant at Amorita Resort is inspired by the seasons and specialties in Bohol. The all-day menu, developed by Chef Raphael Ongchiong, emphasizes freshness, clarity of ingredients, and local availability. Saffron offers a thoughtful reinterpretation of Boholano heritage cuisine, alongside a wide range of Continental and Asian food favorites. The Chef's culinary artistry is met with an excellent selection of wines, signature cocktails, and gourmet beverages. A 162-seat dining venue, Saffron is casual and welcoming, with a decor to match. Sea-inspired accent lighting, all-weather woven furniture, and hand-carved driftwood create a dramatic poolside ambiance that serves to elevate guests' dining experience.
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Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 stars
    Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
    Atmosphere
    4.5 of 5 stars
Great food in beautiful place

The food in Alona Beach is usually freshly grilled seafood, the quality of which may be spotty, and most of the time, not so good given the price you paid for. Saffron Restaurant is worth going to because it serves quality food - Filipino and intercontinental. It is at least 10% more expensive... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Mindanao, Philippines
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Mindanao, Philippines
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

The food in Alona Beach is usually freshly grilled seafood, the quality of which may be spotty, and most of the time, not so good given the price you paid for. Saffron Restaurant is worth going to because it serves quality food - Filipino and intercontinental. It is at least 10% more expensive than others in Alona Beach, but the... More 

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Foshan, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

the food have kept me drooling everytime i can remember amorita...was such a pleasing experience to had tried their sumptuous food ...and a good service is a plus....

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Sao Paulo, SP
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8 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015

I stayed in Amorita and ate a few times there. I tried other restaurants in the island but even finding some really good ones, I found that this was the best. Ask for the Marlin!

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Makati, Rizal, Philippines
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2015

Breakfast wise – It was good so far for me but we have a couple of western guest travelling with us who finds the buffet average as they didn’t have much options for guest who are not into Filipino cuisine, greens doesn’t look as fresh as you expect it to be either but not to say it wasn’t eatable either... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 9, 2015

Wonderful flavours, great location and to top it all off....spectacular service. The only place we kept on going back to in Panglao. Mark and JM and the rest of the staff were fantastic. The chef managed to retain the core flavour of the traditional local cuisine and yet added his own signature which results into a delicious and refined version... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

They had few food choices on their menu but everything's delicious and heavenly. My favorite is their All-Meat pizza and White Marlin :)

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

although they have a minimal menu, the food quality is excellent. everyone must try the crackling pork sinigang. the breakfast buffet was also excellent.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Saffron's Pork Binagoongan and Grilled White Marlin are a must try! Plus breakfast buffet is heaven, well atleast for rice person and heavy breakfast eaters 😀 Price is reasonable also. Now i'm missing Filipino food!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

The freshly baked breads during breakfast is the perfect way to start a perfect day at Amorita. They also serve very good steak!

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Grabouw, South Africa
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

the food was very nice and of good quality. buffets had a lot of variety. Service could improve. Staff friendly and helpful

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Address: Ester A. Lim Drive | Amorita Resort, 6340, Philippines
Phone Number: +63 38 502 9003
Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Bohol Province  >  Panglao Island
Cuisine: Indian, Filipino, International, Asian, Continental

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Location and Contact Information

  • Address: Ester A. Lim Drive | Amorita Resort, 6340, Philippines
  • Location: Asia  >  Philippines  >  Visayas  >  Bohol Province  >  Panglao Island
  • Phone Number: +63 38 502 9003

Price and Cuisine

  • Cuisine: Indian, Filipino, International, Asian, Continental

Description

The critically acclaimed Saffron Restaurant at Amorita Resort is inspired by the seasons and specialties in Bohol. The all-day menu, developed by Chef Raphael Ongchiong, emphasizes freshness, clarity of ingredients, and local availability. Saffron offers a thoughtful reinterpretation of Boholano heritage cuisine, alongside a wide range of Continental and Asian food favorites. The Chef's culinary artistry is met with an excellent selection of wines, signature cocktails, and gourmet beverages. A 162-seat dining venue, Saffron is casual and welcoming, with a decor to match. Sea-inspired accent lighting, all-weather woven furniture, and hand-carved driftwood create a dramatic poolside ambiance that serves to elevate guests' dining experience.

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